Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parade & Festival

Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parade & Festival

March 2, 2019 | 1:00PM - 6:00PM

Location: Arneson River Theatre & 2 1/2 mile downtown area of the River Walk

A procession of decorated river floats transform the River Walk into a floating Mardi Gras celebration. Krewes of costumed revelers and live entertainment celebrate San Antonio style.

Enjoy live music, entertainment, and food trucks. The public is encouraged to come dressed in masks, costumes, and beads. Free admission.

Live Music & Entertainment, 1-6 p.m. (Arneson River Theatre)

River Parade: 4-6 p.m. (2 ½ mile downtown area of the River Walk)



San Antonio Jazz Legend Jim Cullum kicks off the celebration with his 6-piece traditional jazz ensemble. Don't miss a return of our hometown favorite and some real "River Walk Jazz!"


All the way from New Orleans, Louisiana The Crooked Vines are gonna help San Antonio get down with some real deal Mardis Gras party music.


Coming down from Austin, Texas Hector Ward and The Big Time are going to re-define swamp boogie for a funky, good time!

Enjoy strolling musicians on Villita Street from 1:30-4:30pm, and strolling entertainers (buskers) throughout the day.

Don't miss these fantastic bands! Come early to get a seat.

Spotify playlist of the Artists: https://open.spotify.com/user/petersonentertainment/playlist/5iD4LirdpA1X8DwfsKTD12

Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parade & Festival